Raymond Strother

  Famed Political Consultant Raymond Strother, who began his career after graduating from LSU in 1962, assesses the challenges of President Trump. Strother is a former advisor to Bill Clinton, Albert Gore and Gary Hart. Pro Football Hall of Famer Y.A. Tittle died Sunday in California. The former LSU star was 91. He was a four-time NFL Most Valuable Player. We revisit a conversation with Tittle from Nov. 13, 2009.  

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Political consultant Raymond Strother comments on the political consequences of the connection between the Trump campaign and Russia. Strother discusses why President Donald Trump remains popular with his base of supporters and is a powerful force in the American South.


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Louisiana-bred political consultant Raymond Strother touches on the changing landscape of political campaigns, the rise of President Donald Trump, Louisiana's shift from blue state to red state, and the outcome of Tuesday's special election to fill a seat in Congress from Georgia.


Today on The Jim Engster Show, longtime political consultant Raymond Strother joins us for the full hour to discuss the upcoming U.S. Senate battle: Democrats v. Republicans. Considered the father of modern political consulting, Strother's former clients include Bill Clinton, Al Gore, and Gary Hart. He predicts a Landrieu victory in the Louisiana Senate election coming up this November; talks on how campaigns strategically target gender; and even chimes in on Governor Bobby Jindal's bid for the presidency.


Jim talks with political strategist Raymond Strother about the election spending, the election results, Gov. Bobby's Jindal's post-election turn to the political center and his possible aspirations for the White House in 2016.

Then, Jim visits with renowned photographer Howard Schatz, who explains his fascination with boxing, as detailed in his pictoral book, "At The Fights: Inside The World of Professional Boxing".